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I recived a tax lock out letter what should I do.***** *****

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Hello I recived a tax lock out letter what should I do.***** *****

Accountant's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

The Irs sent a letter to my employer but didn't recived the letter until after the 30 days because I was moving and it never made to my new address.

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Hello

You can contact the IRS and request they allow you to continue to claim withholding rates other than Single and 0 if you can show them that the allowances would sufficient to claim when you file.

Once the IRS issues a lock-in letter, you won’t be able to decrease your withholding unless they approve it.

Once you are issued a lock-in letter, you will be given a telephone number to call the IRS for a modification. You will have 60 days to call the IRS. After that date, your employer must withhold income tax from your wages at a single rate with zero allowances.

Call them now if you can substantiate your withholding.

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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 2 years ago

Please let me know if you need more information.

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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 2 years ago

You need to respond in this thread please

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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 2 years ago

So sorry Linda. Another expert opted out twice in this tread so I had to respond to make your question leave the open list.

You can still respond below.

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